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Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out - Children's book review from Reading Rumpus

I heard quite a bit of buzz about Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out last fall, but forgot about it until I was offered a sneak peak. And although I was only given a tiny taste, it was enough to know that the entree must be a fantastic feast.

Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out is a compilation of stories, poems, essays, illustrations, cartoons and historical tidbits that are engaging and informative (at least those I've previewed). With 108 children's literature authors and illustrators, the book forms a who’s-who for Kiddie Lit. 101 and additionally includes writings from various historical statesmen.

Compiled by the National Children's Book and Literary Alliance, and eight years in the making, Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out is a must for libraries and social studies classrooms. I’ve not seen anything quite so captivating in a long time.......
Continue reading the review, along with teaching resources, on Reading Rumpus.


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